Old Fashioned Portraits Revealed.


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We recently took some color photos of me dressed up in some of my vintage looking clothes, to recreate old-fashioned portraits, which you can see here.

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This is how we did it. We hung a white sheet against a door as a backdrop, fortunately we have a beautiful old chair, which we used as a prop.

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I posed looking very serious as our ancestors did in Circa 1900 photos.

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My husband took the photos in color, which I then changed to sepia in Adobe Photoshop. I also applied other effects like vignettes, etc.

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Vignette
“a picture (as an engraving or photograph) that shades off gradually into the surrounding paper.” – Merriam Webster.

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Here I changed one of the photos into black and white with Adobe Photoshop.
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My beautiful purse was made by Natalie Gerber, a very talented lady who grew up in South Africa.

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I have had the cotton gloves since my mime teaching days.

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Silver shoes.

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Black long-sleeved blouse.

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Long black skirt.

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Fooling around 😉

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Recreating Old Fashioned Portraits.

About Tokeloshe.

Welcome and thank you for visiting. I have been happily married (sic) for 40 years, have one son, a loving daughter in law and three adorable grandsons. We have been in Canada for 20 years and are originally from South-Africa. My first language is Afrikaans. (Ek kan nog Afrikaans praat, lees en skryf.) I love doing mixed media, scrap-booking, blogging and playing on the computer, I am also interested in photography, genealogy, reading, hiking, camping, arts and crafts.
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8 Responses to Old Fashioned Portraits Revealed.

  1. Colleen says:

    I LOVE the contrast between Ouma & fooling around. You can’t hide your mischievous side for too long.

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  2. perdebytjie says:

    Dis ‘n heerlike inskrywing,Linda…ek het dit nou baie geniet!

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  3. colonialist says:

    An amazingly effective demonstration of time-travel!

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